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Read our latest research, get practical tips from the best innovators and see how we put innovation into action

Find out how we’re innovating for a sustainable food future

Ingenuity drives innovation. It has the power to build a positive human future in our technology-driven world. We see this every day as our experts create real products and services that improve lives. It’s one of our proudest achievements, but how is such consistent innovation possible?

To show you, our new video series goes behind the scenes at our Global Innovation and Technology Centre.  We follow a team of our brightest creative brains as they find ways to create a sustainable future for the food supply chain, from growing to packaging to disposal.

Episode 1 – exploring possible futures to understand how to prepare
Episode 1 – exploring possible futures to understand how to prepare
Episode 2 – identifying the right approach and starting to design the solution
Episode 2 – identifying the right approach and starting to design the solution
Episode 3 – Gathering user insights, testing ideas and rapidly iterating designs
Episode 3 – Gathering user insights, testing ideas and rapidly iterating designs
Episode 4 – Developing a storage system and user interface to order and monitor food
Episode 4 – Developing a storage system and user interface to order and monitor food

The evolution of the agile organisation - latest research

As the pace of customer and technology-based change accelerates, the pressure is on.

We have proven, through research with over 500 global business leaders, that it essential to build sustainable agility to stay ahead of the pack.

Download our latest research to understand the link between our five dimensions of agility and top tier financial performance

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Expert views

At a recent PA-FT executive briefing, innovation leaders focused on a number of key questions including: what are the key skills and traits required of today's innovative leaders? And how should organisations build internal cultures that nurture innovation? You can hear from some of the innovation experts in the videos below.

Amanda West, Global Head of Innovation, Thomson Reuters
Amanda West, Global Head of Innovation, Thomson Reuters
Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin
Andy Palmer, CEO, Aston Martin
Apurva Sinha, Head of Innovation, Network Rail
Apurva Sinha, Head of Innovation, Network Rail
Nick Hirst, Chief Information Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network
Nick Hirst, Chief Information Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network

At PA, we know innovation matters. At our Global Innovation and Technology Centre, we turn innovation into reality every day. Take a look at our video to find out how we collaborate and take risks to help organisations generate the best ideas and bring them to life.

Innovation matters
Innovation matters

Insights and opinion pieces

  • What is quantum technology?

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    Quantum technology is a class of technology that works by using the principles of quantum mechanics (the physics of sub-atomic particles). And it's no longer sci-fi. It's ready for business to start experimenting with.

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  • Quantum computing: what is it, what can it do and how will it evolve?

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    Quantum computing isn't a sci-fi dream. It's here and ready for businesses to experiment with. It's won't replace servers and laptops yet, but by testing quantum computers today, organisations can gain an advantage.

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  • Single-use: 2018’s Word of the Year has been trending at PA

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    Single-use is Collins Dictionary Word of the Year 2018. But we've been focused on cutting single-use plastic use for years. Here are some of the ways we've been tackling plastic waste.

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  • Preparing tomorrow’s problem solvers

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    When clients come to us, very often they’re looking for a new way to solve a problem. They’re looking for ingenuity, and that means having business sense with a spark of creativity. It’s about a diverse team of experts coming together to ask...

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Innovation matters - latest research

Our research is based on an international survey of 821 senior business and government executives and interviews with senior leaders. Through our work as a consulting, technology and innovation firm, and in our research, we have found successful ‘innovation leaders’ who are seeing a substantial increase in revenue and growth as a direct result of their innovation activity.

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Client stories

Innovation is at the heart of PA. We are passionate about sharing our expertise and supporting innovation in society. We work with young people and both new and established organisations to help them challenge the status quo, generate new ideas and achieve inspirational results.

Starting a revolution with a waste-free alternative to plastic bottles

Skipping Rocks Lab

Starting a revolution with a waste-free alternative to plastic bottles

Creating the first major new mode of transport in more than a century

Virgin Hyperloop One

Creating the first major new mode of transport in more than a century

Saving the lives of thousands of babies each year

Monica Healthcare

Saving the lives of thousands of babies each year

How we work with innovators of the present and future

THE PA RASPBERY PI COMPETITION 2018

Our Raspberry Pi competition gives teams of students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of computer programming and engineering. Find out more

LAND ROVER BAR AND THE AMERICA'S CUP

We have joined Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR, in their challenge to win the 2017 America's Cup. Find out more

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